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Work and Pensions Committee Call for End of Pre-Employment Health Questionnaires
29/04/2009
NAT successful in giving evidence to Committee NAT (National AIDS Trust) warmly welcomes the Work and Pensions Committee’s recommendation that...
NAT Welcomes Review of PSHE but Questions Commitment to Young Gay Men
28/04/2009
Young gay men need same level of sex and relationships education as their heterosexual peers. In response to Sir Alasdair...
NAT, THT and Rethink call for Equality Bill to ban pre-employment health questionnaires
24/04/2009
Equality Bill ignores discrimination faced by job seekers with disabilities, say charities A coalition of charities is calling for an...
Discrimination by Association or Perception to be Outlawed
04/04/2009
NAT welcomes the Government's decision to ban discrimination based on association or perception. The Government's announcement, given in a written...
Court of Appeal Judgment Leaves Refused Asylum Seekers without a Right to Free Healthcare
30/03/2009
Today the Court of Appeal judgment overturned the decision of the High Court that refused asylum seekers should be able...
HPA release new HIV statistics
27/03/2009
NAT welcomes decline in HIV diagnoses - but cautions against complacency The Health Protection Agency announced today that there were...
NAT Saddened by the Death of Natasha Richardson
20/03/2009
Deborah Jack comments: “We are saddened to hear of the tragic death of Natasha Richardson. Natasha Richardson was an NAT...
NAT Welcome Review of Blood Donor Bans
12/03/2009
National Blood Service to Review Blood Donor Bans The National Blood Service has announced plans to conduct a review of...
NAT Marks International Women's Day
08/03/2009
On International Women’s Day, 8 March 2009, NAT welcomes the UK Government’s announcement to intensify support for the development of...
Housing Professionals Failing People with HIV
20/01/2009
NAT report highlights the necessity of access to adequate housing for people with HIV A report released today by NAT...
NAT responds to Government's New Welfare Reform Bill
14/01/2009
Changes to the benefits system must recognise unique problems faced by people with HIV NAT (National AIDS Trust) welcomes the...
NAT Welcomes Lancet Report Calling for Needle Programs in Prison
24/12/2008
NAT (National AIDS Trust) welcomes the report Interventions to Reduce HIV Transmission Related to Injecting Drug Use in Prison by...
On Human Rights Day HIV Charities Speak Out About Deportation
10/12/2008
AHPN and NAT say UK Government's policy is putting lives at risk Two key UK HIV charities, AHPN (African HIV...
NAT welcomes new Northern Ireland Sexual Health Promotion Strategy
05/12/2008
On 1 December, World AIDS Day, the first ever Sexual Health Promotion Strategy and Action Plan for Northern Ireland was...
New Figures Show Increasing Number of People Living with HIV
25/11/2008
Growing number of hetrosexuals acquiring HIV within the UK The latest figures from the Health Protection Agency reveal that the...
Record Levels of HIV Diagnoses Among Gay and Bisexual Men as More Men Get Tested
25/11/2008
Younger gay men lead the way in getting tested The latest figures from the Health Protection Agency reveal that more...
NAT's Position on Current Restrictions on Blood Donation
12/11/2008
Deborah Jack, Chief Executive of NAT (National AIDS Trust), comments: "NAT is not convinced by the justification put forward for...
DfID Announce £220 Million New Fund for HIV Research
04/11/2008
DfID have announced a new £220 million fund for HIV research which will fund projects that are developing new prevention technologies.
Need to Improve Prevention and Testing to Combat Undiagnosed HIV Among Africans and Caribbeans
04/11/2008
New statistics released today from the Health Protection Agency (HPA) show that 42 per cent of all Africans diagnosed with...
NAT renews its call for the EU to protect people living with HIV from discrimination
31/10/2008
NAT is calling upon the European Union to provide for the first time explicit protection from discrimination for people living...